George Tsakos is Professor in Dental Public Well being at UCL and Honorary Advisor in Dental Public Well being with the Nationwide Well being Service (CNWL NHS Basis Belief) and with the Division of Well being and Social Care (Workplace for Well being Enchancment and Disparities).
He was President of the European Affiliation of Dental Public Well being and is presently Chair of the Platform for Higher Oral Well being in Europe and President of the Worldwide Affiliation of Dental Analysis (IADR) Behavioral Epidemiological and Well being Companies Analysis group. The UCL Dental Public Well being Group is a World Well being Organisation Collaborating Centre of Oral Well being Inequalities and Public Well being, and George contributes to the event of oral well being indicators for WHO.
He was a member of the Oral Well being Working Group of the Worldwide Consortium for Well being Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) and is concerned in World Dental Federation (FDI) programmes.
His analysis is on:
- Oral well being inequalities and the social determinants of well being
- Subjective outcomes of oral well being and high quality of life
- Oral well being and wholesome ageing
- Associations between oral and basic well being.
He’s a part of the consortium for the nationwide dental well being surveys within the UK and presently leads NIHR funded analysis on the feasibility of the NICE guideline for oral well being in older folks in care houses.